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>> nelson mandela. man whose strength healed a nation and changed the world. >> i stand here before you not as approve it but as a humble servant. >> tonight the world mourns the passing of an icon. nelson mandela dead at the age of 95. good evening i'm dan ashley. mandela lived 27 years of his life in prison for his belief in freedom and equality and he merged after all of that time with a message of generosity towards his oppress ors. karen has the story. >> out by the home where nelson mandela died they sang in memory and mourning. >> great fighter. strong man. >> south africa president delivered the long dreaded new news. >> our nation has lost its greatest son. our people have lost a father. >>reporter: president obama praised the man he culled a personal inspiration. >> we have lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth that. sense of loss ranged from royalty. >> extremely sad and tragic news. remind what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. >> to regular people.
and relieved family. >> absolutely. >>> still to come, remembering nelson mandela. the tributes here and in south africa. >> and the great christmas light fight. and the bay area family trying to take home a win in the battle over the best holiday display. >> and we are keeping an eye on the cold weather and the you have time to shop for car insurance today? yeah. i heard about progressive's "name your price" tool? i guess you can tell them how much you want to pay and it gives you a range of options to choose from. huh? i'm looking at it right now. oh, yeah? yeah. what's the... guest room situation? the "name your price" tool, making the world a little more progressive. south africa for nelson mandela and the details of his funeral have been released. crowds danced in front of his house to honor him. mandela will be buried a week from sunday. >>> bay area leaders are remembering the late nelson mandela. one is cecil williams of the glide foundation seen here with mandela when he visited oakland in 1990. williams was arrested at an anti-apartheid rally at cal in may of 1985. mandela
reaction to the death of nelson mandela in just a few minutes but first, bay area cold snap. tonight will be almost as cold as last night. how cold was it? planes had to be deiced before taking off this morning from san jose international airport. it took more than a wiper blade to cut through the ice overnight. so cold, isaacels developed in danville as seen in this picture. abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here now. >> so far, napa is three degrees from freezing. already take a look at records for the morning. napa hit a record at 25 degrees. 30 in san rafael. san francisco tied at 40. oakland broke previous records, 33. moffett field into upper 20s there. so it was frigid. napa county airport 16 degrees this morning. subfreezing temperatures again, freeze warning covering all areas except san francisco. you want to watch out. you can see increased risk of hypothermia. bring in pets. you can see them burst. and live doppler seven getting ready to track a cold storm. dan? >> let's check in with laura anthony and wade freedman. wayne, we'll start with you. broken water pipes
and n.praise of nelson mandela, details of the funeral have been released flowers and candles piled up outside of his home. sunday is a national day of prayer. tuesday, a memorial will be held. president eastbound yauma and former president bush will fly together to south africa. >> in spring 1985 students led a protest that will bring change to south africa. two students helped divestment against apartheid. >> a few students thought it's time for their university to follow. they did. so did other universities. these papers typed by students with a plan. the year was 1985. nancy skinner was the leader of the committee. >> student leaders and community leaders did initiatives. so there is this activism. >> there were daily rallies students began camping out until police staged a raid arcs resting dozens. one of the leaders of the demonstrations was student body president who spoke to us via skiep. >> all that is left of the future is now. >> the movement gained a lot of attention and interest of lawmakers. and pro fessors. >> ask a question what the hell is the university of california
of events to honor nelson mandela who died yesterday at the edge of 95. sunday will be national day of prayer and reflection. on tuesday a memorial service will take place in johannesburg stadium. the anti-apartheid leader body will lie in state starting wednesday until his burial on sunday december 15. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa next week to pay their respects. >> always love him for teaching us that it is possible to overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation and a new society. >>reporter: retired ash bish told mourners at cape town people best way to honor him is to value unity and democracy that he embodied. >> in the spring of 93 85 students at uc berkeley led a protest that bring change to south africa ultimately. 7 news reporter spoke w-2 former students who helped win the apartheid in south africa. these papers were typed by students with a plan to help end apartheid in south africa. year was 1985 and the students were from uc berkeley. california assembly woman nancy skinner was the leader of the student difficult vest c
can think in terms of he is on the level of gandhi and king. >> nelson mandela considered by many to be the last great freedom drugler of the 20th century. lisa, abc 7 news. >> hundreds of people have been gathered outside mandela home in johannesburg for hours dancing and singing in mandela memory. many brought flowers flag and candles. streets blocked off to allow people to mourn yes but also celebrate his life. now people are sharing the memory of nelson mandela on our facebook page. leave your thought at facebook.com slash abc 7 news. >> new tonight at 11:00. san jose state taking the first step toward addressing what prosecutors call a hate crime against a black student. university has appointed cordel retired judge to head task force that will investigate what happened and recommend ways to ensure san jose state is a welcoming community. student protestors demand action from ask leaders following the he have las vegas that what it students tormented black roommate for week in the dorm room snapping a bicycle lock around his neck. >> east bay regional park police say 3 r
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